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Nokia's new portable charger is a real-life Live Tile

Curiosity swaps out its primary computer, to hopefully restore full functionality

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200 million miles away, on the surface of the Red Planet, humankind's most advanced interplanetary endeavor -- Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity -- is attempting one of the most complex and dangerous maneuvers possible: Switching out its primary on-board computer for the identical, redundant fail-safe computer. It is hoped that the...
Curiosity swaps out its primary computer, to hopefully restore full functionality

Html5media — JavaScript to Enable ‘video’ Element for All Browsers

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Speaking of HTML5 video and Flash, Dave Hall has released a new GPL-licensed JavaScript project that lets you embed videos in HTML using the simple HTML5 <video> element; for browsers that don’t support HTML5 video, the Html5media script swaps in a Flash player.  ★ ...
Html5media — JavaScript to Enable ‘video’ Element for All Browsers

Judge says 'no fundamental right to use Facebook', tosses anti-trust case

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A federal judge ruled that Facebook has the right to exclude users if they install a program that alters the look of its website and swaps out its ad offerings. In a ruling issued Thursday in San Diego, US District Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo dismissed an antitrust complaint filed by...
Judge says 'no fundamental right to use Facebook', tosses anti-trust case

Grooveshark circles back again, swaps app for HTML5

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It's hard to keep up with whether Grooveshark is in the Google Play store, or out again, but now it doesn't matter. The music streaming service has decided to ditch its yo-yoing app, and instead opt for a flashy new HTML5 website for all devices. It's gone live in...
Grooveshark circles back again, swaps app for HTML5
Microsoft's New Logo: Hip to Be Square
World Science Fest hosting 'JS Joust,' 'Space Cruiser,' and more life-size games this weekend
Nyko unveils Charge Station U, Pro Commander Wii U peripherals at CES 2013
LightSquared still won't give up on spectrum near GPS band

Broadband competition fears may lead DOJ to block Verizon spectrum deal

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The Justice Department is "holding up" Verizon Wireless' deal to buy spectrum from cable companies, over concerns that the deal and related swaps will leave many US residents with only one option for broadband Internet service, the Wall Street Journal reported last night. Verizon last December announced an agreement to...
Broadband competition fears may lead DOJ to block Verizon spectrum deal

Leap Wireless swaps spectrum with T-Mobile, buys all of Savary Island

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Leap Wireless can go ahead and pop the champagne, as it has just completed the spectrum transactions announced earlier this year that will hopefully lead to larger LTE growth. Leap's own Savary Island Wireless exchanged spectrum with T-Mobile USA and Cook Inlet/VS GSM VII PCS LLC (itself a T-Mo...
Leap Wireless swaps spectrum with T-Mobile, buys all of Savary Island

Dot-Com Bubble's Equity Swaps Are Back

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Raaj Nemani and a pal were making plans to start their own business, an online retailer of limited-edition sneakers. But they couldn’t afford the $100,000 for high-end website design. Then, they learned of an alternative. By joining forces with a Chicago website-design and professional-services firm, the pair of first-time entrepreneurs...
Dot-Com Bubble's Equity Swaps Are Back

4 Internet Marketing Buzzwords That Should Die Painfully

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This whole biz-ness of internet marketing and social media has it’s share of little buzz phrases. And some of them just need to go away. Let me explain… “Let’s Connect” or “Engage” We see this one dropped by social media people all the time. We’re told to “engage” with our...
4 Internet Marketing Buzzwords That Should Die Painfully
Twitter & Etsy engineer a developer lovefest, hold the drama
Airline swaps in-flight entertainment system for iPads to lose weight and save fuel

Recent third-gen iPad buyers may be able to exchange for newer model

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A number of third-generation iPad owners who recently purchased their device only to find out on Tuesday that their tablet is now obsolete, are reporting that certain Apple Stores are allowing swaps for the new fourth-generation model....
Recent third-gen iPad buyers may be able to exchange for newer model

Hack Your Housing: Check Out This Berkeley Freshman’s ‘Ridiculously Automated’ Dorm Room

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So this is pretty fun. A University of California at Berkeley freshman named Derek Low uploaded a video to YouTube today of what he’s calling the “BRAD”, or the Berkeley Ridiculously Automated Dorm. Apparently, Low set out three months ago to make “the most ridiculously automated dorm room in...
Hack Your Housing: Check Out This Berkeley Freshman’s ‘Ridiculously Automated’ Dorm Room

Couple swaps vows at NYC Apple Store

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Couple swaps vows at NYC Apple Store

E-voting machine swaps Obama vote for Romney; taken offline

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An electronic voting machine was temporarily taken out of service in Perry County, Pa., after a voter filmed it changing his vote for President Obama into one for Gov. Mitt Romney....
E-voting machine swaps Obama vote for Romney; taken offline

New iPhone jailbreak tweak swaps Siri for Android's Google Now [video]

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Siri got better in iOS 6 and will continue to get better in iOS 6.1, but compared to Google (GOOG) search assistant Google Now, it’s still very disappointing. Not only is Google Now faster, it’s more intelligent at providing useful answers and is more accurate at understanding human speech. If you’ve got...
New iPhone jailbreak tweak swaps Siri for Android's Google Now [video]

Sir Stuart Rose bets on phone app

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Sir Stuart Rose swaps M&S for a mobile app start-up...
Sir Stuart Rose bets on phone app

Jolla swaps out its CEO yet again, this time bringing in a logistics veteran

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Jolla, the Finnish company that hopes to make big things out of the also-ran MeeGo operating system, has just announced its second change of CEO in just seven months. When I first sat down with Jolla in September of last year, I was talking to CEO Jussi Hurmola. A month...
Jolla swaps out its CEO yet again, this time bringing in a logistics veteran
Chrome OS version 20 officially released with Google Drive and offline Google Docs support

Wii U: the essential guide

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Everything you need to know about Nintendo's new console including hardware, games, prices and moreFriday sees the first major home console launch since 2006 and the beginning of the next generation in games hardware. But since its announcement at E3 in 2011, confusion and uncertainty has surrounded Nintendo's intriguing Wii...
Wii U: the essential guide
One Hadoop Distribution To Rule Them All?

Metatronic chip replaces electricity with light, swaps resistors with nanorods

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Optical engineers at the University of Pennsylvania have created the first computer circuit where logic is performed with light instead of electricity. Dubbed “metatronics,” this light-based logic could enable smaller, faster, and more energy efficient computer chips.The team, led by Nader Engheta, demonstrated that it’s possible to make resistors, inductors,...
Metatronic chip replaces electricity with light, swaps resistors with nanorods

HTC fixes rare One S chipping finish issue, swaps phones for free

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The black HTC One S uses a process called micro arc oxidation (MAO) to harden its aluminum unibody and make it feel like ceramic. We've recently experienced some chipping on the finish of one of our review units, so we reached out to HTC to find out if this...
HTC fixes rare One S chipping finish issue, swaps phones for free
Nvidia's Tegra 3 sits on the sidelines in the big LTE game

Facebook Gifts swaps virtual trinkets for real life goods

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Remember the Facebook Gift Shop, that place where you could pick up virtual Troll dolls and send them to your friends? Well, it died. But, a phoenix has arisen from its ashes -- Facebook Gifts -- which will allow you to send real Troll dolls to your friends. You'll...
Facebook Gifts swaps virtual trinkets for real life goods

A Printer Hack Reveals Your Inkjet's Hidden Handwriting

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The Penjet swaps the ink cartridge for a felt-tip pen, uncovering the mechanical artistry behind every print job....
A Printer Hack Reveals Your Inkjet's Hidden Handwriting
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